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Why do green stocks outperform?

by Dr Mehrshad Motahari, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Green, or environmentally friendly, companies have generated significantly higher stock returns compared to their brown peers in recent years. This gap in the…

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Poets & Quants: At Cambridge, three Deans tackle burning questions

Past, present and future Deans of Cambridge Judge Business School address business education and grand societal challenges at the Cambridge Union. The event on 2 July organised for the MBA cohort brought together Professor Dame Sandra Dawson, KPMG Professor Emeritus…

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Three deans

Past, present and future Deans of Cambridge Judge Business School address business education and grand societal challenges at the Cambridge Union. Business schools can play a key role in addressing some of the grand challenges of our time including climate…

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Financial Times: The case for ‘truly-long-term’ debt ratings

Further coverage of research co-authored by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes, University Senior Lecturer in Economics & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, on how global warming affects sovereign credit ratings. The study suggests global warming downgrades as early as 2030. (subs)…

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The Telegraph: California’s heat dome poses unprecedented challenge for world’s fifth-biggest economy

Dr Kamiar Mohaddes, University Senior Lecturer in Economics & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, has spoken to The Telegraph about effects of climate change to advanced economies. He says economic growth is not only affected by higher temperatures, but…

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The climate emergency

"We are damaging our futures unless we step in with a comprehensive strategy to manage the climate change challenge," Professor Sir David King told an Enterprise Tuesday event at Cambridge Judge Business School. Sir David King The accelerating global impact…

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Not so inconceivable

The huge challenges facing society require new 'possibilistic thinking' that systematically challenges existing assumptions, says a new paper co-authored by Dr Matthew Grimes of Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Matthew Grimes The "grand challenges" facing society such as climate change…

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South China Morning Post: Why China has more to gain from fighting climate change than other countries

A further coverage for a study on climate change and credit ratings co-authored by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes, University Senior Lecturer in Economics & Policy, Cambridge Judge Business School. “By linking climate science with economic models and real-world sovereign ratings methodology,…

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Risk prevention

The average period between crises from 1700-1900 was 21 years, but since 1960 this has shrunk to just eight years. Investment opportunities totalling $3 trillion per year could reduce the probability of huge risks ranging from climate change to pandemics,…

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Business Weekly: Cambridge Judge Business School launches climate change series

A series highlighting entrepreneurship to tackle climate change is launching in May. Enterprise Tuesday event series run by Cambridge Judge’s Entrepreneurship Centre will start on 4 May. Professor Sir David King, FRS, founder and chair, Centre for Climate Repair at…

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